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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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What is the cause of hemorrhoids or piles?

Straining: Swollen hemorrhoids reflect either excessive straining or chronic poor bowel habilts. Hemorrhoids are a normal part of rectal anatomy and only become swollen and inflamed secondary to the above causes. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a hemorrhoid permanently?

What causes rid of a hemorrhoid permanently?

They wont: Surgery or ligation/ banding are the only options for permanent removal; however this is only recommended after trying other rx, & only if the symptoms are really bad. Preventing constipation can help releive symptoms greatly. ...Read more

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Will a hemorrhoid cause a scar?

Will a hemorrhoid cause a scar?

Hemorrhoid.: Usually unlikely but some people do exhibit increased scarring effect. In your past, have you had any surgical incisions that did not heal smoothly? ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause a high ESR?

Can hemorrhoids cause a high ESR?

Not usually : Though it is possible if one gets infected which is not usually the case. ...Read more

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Are hemorrhoids caused by stress?

Are hemorrhoids caused by stress?

mechanical strain: When you strain while defecating, it increases pressure in the veins of your anus which can then cause them to balloon out. Sitting on the toilet too long, having anal sex, being obese, having chronic constipation or diarrhea, and having a low fiber diet or even being pregnant can cause hemorrhoids. So, indirectly, the answer is yes if stress causes you to have the runs or constipation. ...Read more

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Could prostatitis cause hemorrhoids?

Could prostatitis cause hemorrhoids?

No: Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland than can or cannot be associated with bacterial infection, depending on the course of the disease. Hemorrhoids are not caused by prostate problems; other causes must be evaluated if hemmorhoids if present. ...Read more

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Do external hemorrhoids cause an odor?

Do external hemorrhoids cause an odor?

No: No they usually don't unless you have difficulty cleaning and there is residual stool that remains on the external hemorrhoid after each bm. I would recommend sitz baths after bms if you note an odor. If there continues to be an odor you may have a perianal abscess which would be accompanied by pain and pus drainage. For this you need to go to the er for treatment. ...Read more

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Do hemorrhoids cause cuts on the anus?

Do hemorrhoids cause cuts on the anus?

Generally no: "cuts" on the anus are referred to as anal fissure and can happen from constipation / straining / anal trauma but are different from hemorrhoids http://www.medicinenet.com/anal_fissure/article.htm ...Read more

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Does thrombophlebitis cause hemorrhoids?

Not related: Hemorrhoids are vascular structures but are not typically associated with thrombophlebitis. Thrombophlebitis certainly does not cause hemorrhoids. The term is typically associated with the veins of the legs or arms. ...Read more

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Will having an orgasm cause hemorrhoids?

Will having an orgasm cause hemorrhoids?

No: That should have nothing to do with hemorrhoids. They are generally caused by increased straining when defecating, too much time on the toilet or constipation. Increased intra-abdominal pressure or obstruction can cause them as well as in childbirth or pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does hemorrhoids cause cuts on your perineum?

Does hemorrhoids cause cuts on your perineum?

No: Small cuts on perineum can be an infection or pruritus ani from excess caffeine and moisture. Keep the are dry with plenty of corn starch powder and cut out all caffeine. If it doesn't resolve in 5-7 days you need and exam and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoid has white head, what are the causes?

Hemorrhoid has white head, what are the causes?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause hemorrhoids after a hyserectomy?

What can cause hemorrhoids after a hyserectomy?

Constipation: It's not uncommon after surgery especially pelvic surgery for people to get constipated, narcotic pain medications may worsen this. With straining hemorrhoids may become symptomatic...Give it some time, usually they get better over a few weeks. ...Read more

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Can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

Can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

Rarely: Bleeding from hemorrhoids rarely cause excess blood loss or anemia. This is because it generally stops when you lie down and stop straining. If you are having more than a small amount of bleeding, though, it is time to have surgery. ...Read more

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What causes you to get hemorrhoids and how to prevent it?

Pressure: Hemorrhoids are similar to varicose veins of the legs - pressure and gravity cause them to form. ...Read more

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Can there be any specific reason for the cause of hemorrhoids?

Can there be any specific reason for the cause of hemorrhoids?

Usually: Unbalanced diet with little fruit and vegetables that lead to chronic constipation , sedentary life style! ...Read more

Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more